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Gale Associates, Inc. is a 100-person consulting firm of building enclosure experts, engineers, and architects specializing in the repair, renovation and adaptive reuse of existing buildings, sites and infrastructures.

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“Gale truly acted in the best interest of the University at all times, which is much appreciated.”

– Michele Murphy, Senior Capital Project Manager, Harvard University

News and Events

Presenting at the NIBS Conference

Presenting at the NIBS Conference

Kick off the New Year by joining us at the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) 7th Annual Conference in Expo. The event takes place in Washington, DC January 7 – 10.  Click here for more information on the conference and to register. Gale will...

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Join Us at ABX 2018 for Two Presentations

Join Us at ABX 2018 for Two Presentations

Join Us at ABX 2018 For Presentations About Flood Mitigation and Photovoltaics ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX) is one of the largest building and design tradeshows and conferences in the Northeast, attracting 8,000 architects, builders/contractors and design...

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From Our Blog

Natural v. Synthetic Turf Athletic Fields

Natural v. Synthetic Turf Athletic Fields

Undertaking an athletic field construction project requires thorough research to choose the playing surface for the field that best aligns with the athletic program’s goals and budgets.  When considering the construction of a competition level athletic...

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Preventing Woodpecker Damage To EIFS

Preventing Woodpecker Damage To EIFS

Woodpeckers can wreak havoc on building enclosures. Found across the globe, woodpeckers traditionally peck holes into trees to find food, make nests, and communicate. However, woodpeckers and other pecking birds, such as flickers, can mistake Exterior...

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Building Enclosure Commissioning

Gale’s goal is for our clients’ buildings to function as intended. In an era of high performance buildings, many  fall short. For the past 50 years, Gale has evaluated many of these failures and can assist the owner in improving the design and construction of new buildings to avoid these problems.

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“Gale’s knowledge, experience, and thoroughness contributed greatly to the success of this project.”

– Mike Bellamy, P.E., Atlantic Division Naval Facilities, Keflavic, Iceland

Building Enclosure Design and Consulting

Our Building Enclosure Group investigates, evaluates, designs repairs, and provides construction administration to all exterior building enclosure components including roofs, walls, windows/glazing, and waterproofing.

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“We appreciate their professional approach and their in-depth knowledge of building construction…”

–  Paula Carlaccini, University of Vermont

Athletic Facilities Planning and Design

Our Athletic Facilities Consulting Group offers public and private athletic facilities managers, and recreation directors comprehensive condition evaluations, program demand assessments, and master planning services.

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“Gale Associates exceeded all of our expectations!”

–  Joseph A. DiVito, Town of Watertown, Massachusetts

Civil Engineering

Our Civil Engineering Group provides comprehensive land planning and site engineering services for residential, institutional, and commercial clients.

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“The quality of Gale’s work is superior; within contract price and on schedule; exceeded design expectations.”

– NASA Ames Research Center

Airport Engineering and Planning

Our Airport Engineering and Planning Group provides planning, permitting, design, and construction administration services to public and private aviation clients.

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“The professionalism and expertise of Gale Associates was displayed in their final product…”

–  Adam Gaudette, Planning and Community Development Director, Town of Northbridge, Massachusetts

Structural Engineering

Our Structural Engineering Group provides structural analysis, forensics and design of steel, concrete, masonry, and wood structures of varying types for both existing and new construction.

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